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What does the L mean on the shift?

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November 03, 2007 4:47AM

Assuming you are referring to the shift lever position of an automatic transmission, "L" refers to "Low" or "First" gear. It is the highest ratio forward gear of the transmission and is intended to move the car most easily from a standing start.